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Construction Services Associate I

Job Req ID:  9138


Date:  Mar 3, 2023

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Bolster downstream market demand and brand name recognition for siding by organizing and publishing user-friendly, best-known product application specifications; servicing architects, engineers, builders and any other siding stakeholders/specifiers with competitive architectural/CAD specifications; serving, auditing and training local builders and siding contractors; augmenting the local field and inside Sales Teams with prompt answers to customer questions. This position works closely with the Technical Sales Managers, Inside Sales Team and Marketing. This position reports through Siding Quality & Technology.


We’d love to meet you if…

… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge

… you enjoy working with a team to work together and deliver great work

… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain hands-on knowledge of LP Siding and non-residential products
  • Conduct prompt technical review of all Sales and Marketing collateral in concert with the Legal team
  • Develop best known application practices for siding and non-residential products
  • Maintain application instructions for LP Siding and non-residential products
  • Interface with the Technical Sales Managers and Inside Sales to deliver specifications and FAQs supporting the proper use of siding and non-residential products
  • Maintain the siding technical library including all presentations, installation instructions, drawings, manuals and code report records
  • May collaborate with national, local and regional code authorities on approvals impacting LP siding products
  • May participate in the development/updating of new/current training materials for customers, builders, contractors, distributors, dealers, specifiers and third party officials
  • May train LP team members to a level of competence and confidence in the proper installation of LP siding products
  • Direct siding issues reported through corporate channels to the respective Technical Sales Manager and and collaborate on solutions
  • Participate in Technical Calls and Meetings with existing and potential Social Media Influencers
  • Attend On-Site Marketing Photoshoots to provide recommendations for technical accuracy on siding installations

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experiences; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position
  • Ability to read construction plans or CAD details
  • Strong understanding of construction process and equipment
  • Overnight travel required
  • 80% working in an office setting, sitting at a desk or computer terminal
  • 20% working in a Manufacturing Environment or on a job site
  • Knowledge of LP products and applications
  • Knowledge of builders’ and contractors’ business and their interests
  • Strong reporting skills


Bonus Points If You…

  • Strong interpersonal, relationship-building and sales skills, including active listening and overcoming objections
  • Ability to operate effectively within multi-discipline teams
  • Valid driver’s license and solid driving record
  • Previous Customer Service experience
  • Adept in learning or strong understanding of LP SmartSide manufacturing and LP SmartSide ExpertFinish processes and testing
  • Multilingual; French or Spanish speaking preferred 



  • Associate’s degree in engineering, building science, basic sciences, architecture or related fields, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates capability

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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